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Safe use of work equipment

Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998. Approved Code of Practice and guidance

Date of publication:
November 2014, amendments made 2018
ISBN:
978 0 7176 6619 5
Series code:
L22 (4th Edition)

This Approved Code of Practice and guidance is aimed at employers, dutyholders and anyone who has responsibility for the safe use of work equipment, such as managers and supervisors. It sets out what is needed to comply with the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998. The Regulations, commonly known as PUWER, place duties on people and companies who own, operate or have control over work equipment. PUWER also places responsibilities on businesses and organisations whose employees use work equipment, whether owned by them or not.

Changes since the last edition:

Updated: 2020-08-26